alette: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-let'), [key]
— n.
  1. (in classical architecture) a part of a pier, flanking a pilaster or engaged column and supporting either impost of an arch.
  2. a small wing of a building.
  3. either jamb of a doorway.
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